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Pinball in movies or TV shows? Name a game you have seen in the background?

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9 years ago


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#3001 1 year ago
Quoted from henrydwh:

I saw 3 pins in Grumpy old men last night, but couldn't tell what they were. It was in the bar just before Jack Lemon storms out and has his stroke.

I just saw these also. The first ones party zone. Can't work out the race bike one or the other. Great movie BTW.

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#3002 1 year ago
Quoted from DirtyDeeds:

I just saw these also. The first ones party zone. Can't work out the race bike one or the other. Great movie BTW.
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Diner with a cover up and the 3rd is Data East Playboy, I believe.

#3003 1 year ago

Duotron in the 1976 movie Bobbie Joe and the Outlaw (At about the 20 minute mark).
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#3004 1 year ago
Quoted from SunnRAT:

Diner with a cover up and the 3rd is Data East Playboy, I believe.

Champion! Thanks!
Grumpier Old Men has come on next. No pinballs yet. Sophia Loren is hassling Walter Matthau.

#3005 1 year ago

Beat the Clock
Gigi
Colorama

And a close up on a pitch & bat in episode of 10 of Ultraman!

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#3006 1 year ago
Quoted from jibmums:

Barely visible Phoenix and Paragon, and Bally Star Trek way behind Corey Haim, in the comic book shop in "The Lost Boys".
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Yes, I posted another screenshot from this movie a while back, there is a great side view of Paragon, just scroll back, it’s on here.

#3007 1 year ago

Surprised nobody has spotted this one in Old School. It looks like a Bally Supersonic with some of the backglass blacked out. Also front of cab looks a little different.

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#3008 1 year ago

Wow, of all the times I've seen that movie and never noticed. The obvious ones in my days were in The Walsh's entry in 90210 Earth Shaker and of course the movies "Big Daddy", "Dodge Ball", "What Happens in Vegas" all had them in there living room or main area.

#3009 1 year ago

Your my boy blue

#3010 1 year ago

In episode 7 of season 3 of "Salvage Hunters: The Restorers" they repair a Gottlieb Domino:

The episode itself has a lot more footage.

#3011 1 year ago

German movie "DER UNFALL" filmed early in 1968.
A typical german "Wirtshaus" from that time in Cologne, with DODGE CITY - POT 'O' GOLD and A-GO-GO
Also a Rock-Ola-Box and some german gambling machines.
Actors - Manuel Galiana, Marius Müller-Westernhagen, Jürgen Flimm.

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#3012 1 year ago

I didn’t know Loki is into pinball .

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#3013 1 year ago

I was watching a new series on Netflix called "Virgin River" and the main character, a young nurse practitioner, was playing cyclone at a bar featured on the series. She was doing pretty good and her potential boyfriend, mentioned that maybe she should play competitively and brought up the Papa series on his phone to show her that there were tournaments. He showed her the screen on his phone with the home page for the Papa series and read the "mission statement" for the Papa series to her.

#3014 1 year ago
Quoted from Dent00:

I was watching a new series on Netflix called "Virgin River" and the main character, a young nurse practitioner, was playing cyclone at a bar featured on the series. She was doing pretty good and her potential boyfriend, mentioned that maybe she should play competitively and brought up the Papa series on his phone to show her that there were tournaments. He showed her the screen on his phone with the home page for the Papa series and read the "mission statement" for the Papa series to her.

Sorry couldn't resist:

Wow, that show must be gripping with dialogue like the PAPA Mission Statement.

#3015 1 year ago
Quoted from fnosm:

Sorry couldn't resist:
Wow, that show must be gripping with dialogue like the PAPA Mission Statement.

It's mostly drama... But she did play Cyclone...

#3016 1 year ago

Bad Cats is in ER season 3 episode 15.
for whatever reason I could not grab a screen shot.

#3017 1 year ago
Quoted from Darcy:

Young Sheldon S2 Ep3, 'A crisis of Faith'. In the bar scenes there is a pin in the background, possibly Flip Flop. Not sure.

Adding pics to confirm Darcy's post from 2 years ago

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#3018 1 year ago

"Night Of The Creeps" (1986) Staring Tom Atkins.

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#3019 1 year ago
Quoted from Rolls-Royce:

"Night Of The Creeps" (1986) Staring Tom Atkins.
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Another Gunsmoke (Chicago Coin, 1968).

#3020 1 year ago

Am I too late for - The Last Mercenary .
Van Damme .
Road Kings
Terminator 2
Freddy a nightmare on Elm Street

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#3021 1 year ago

the Glass on T2 is hollywood glass!!! We all know that Tempered pinball glass does not break like that

#3022 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

The Black Hole in Strange Brew has been mentioned before but what game is beside it?
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It is an Atari Superman

#3023 1 year ago

PS1 Silent Hill (1999) - Not a movie, but was made into one later!

Backbox on that Medieval Madness is a LITTLE unusual, don't you think, Harry?

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#3024 1 year ago
Quoted from AJB4:

Bad Cats is in ER season 3 episode 15.
for whatever reason I could not grab a screen shot.

I posted a few screenshots back a few pages.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/56#post-6169869

#3025 1 year ago
Quoted from canea:

PS1 Silent Hill (1999) - Not a movie, but was made into one later!
Backbox on that Medieval Madness is a LITTLE unusual, don't you think, Harry?
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That's neat!

#3026 1 year ago

French Brigitte-Bardot-movie ET DIEU ... CREA LA FEMME from 1956 with Gottlieb's 1950 Woodrail JUST 21, a strange machine with a circus-theme but a space-age-cabinet.

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#3027 1 year ago

“Live and Let Die” (1973) with James Bond inside the Fillet of Soul establishment in Harlem. Going to need help identifying the two pins.

BTW, just before the pins are shown, I love the lines when James orders a drink:

Bond: "No ice."
Waiter: "That cost extra."
Patrons: laughing

Left one has been identified as Dixieland: https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/dixieland
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Added 12 months ago:

One on the right has been identified as a Super Star: https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=2446

#3028 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

“Live and Let Die” with James Bond inside the Fillet of Soul establishment in Harlem. Going to need help identifying the two pins.[quoted image]

The left one is Dixieland (Bally, 1968).

#3029 1 year ago


At 1.43, the band walks thru the pinball museum in Vegas, I think that's where they are anyways

#3030 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

“Live and Let Die” (1973) with James Bond inside the Fillet of Soul establishment in Harlem. Going to need help identifying the two pins.
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Right one looks like a shitty Williams One PLayer like Rock N Roll/Jive Time or Big Star/Superstar.

Right on both counts - it's shitty and it's Super Star!

#3031 1 year ago

From "Fart: the Movie"(yes, that's the movie's name). This guy has quite the collection. I see Fun House, Simpsons, Millionaire. Can't quite picture the other 4.

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#3032 1 year ago

Dale Jr has a Comet in his studio and it might be the same one in his dad's living room in an interview from 1986

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#3033 1 year ago
Quoted from s1500:

From "Fart: the Movie"(yes, that's the movie's name). This guy has quite the collection. I see Fun House, Simpsons, Millionaire. Can't quite picture the other 4.
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Based on its topper, the one all the way on the right appears to be Pin*Bot.

#3034 1 year ago
Quoted from Hayfarmer:

At 1.43, the band walks thru the pinball museum in Vegas, I think that's where they are anyways

That is definitely the PHOF. I just went there a week ago. The robo-war and Qbert are in the same exact place as in the video.

#3035 1 year ago

Paul Newman in 'Harper' 1966.

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#3036 1 year ago

BLY Cross Country and Keeney Go-Kart

#3037 1 year ago

30 rock

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#3038 1 year ago

Am I blind, where's the pinball machine? The guy's hat?

#3039 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Am I blind, where's the pinball machine? The guy's hat?

Yes. The guy’s hat. It says pinball.

Hey close enough. Sue me!!

#3040 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Yes. The guy’s hat. It says pinball.
Hey close enough. Sue me!!

Just wanted to make sure you weren’t trying to sneak a foosball table into the thread.

#3041 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Just wanted to make sure you weren’t trying to sneak a foosball table into the thread.

I was in the *exact* same mode/train of thought that you were, sir. Thanks for being the fall guy.

#3042 1 year ago
Quoted from canea:

PS1 Silent Hill (1999) - Not a movie, but was made into one later!
Backbox on that Medieval Madness is a LITTLE unusual, don't you think, Harry?
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Never made it that far into the game. I can remember renting it from blockbuster, walking around in a screen of fog for hours and turning it off thinking anything is better then playing this pos. Can't believe they made multiple Silent Hills.

#3043 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Never made it that far into the game. I can remember renting it from blockbuster, walking around in a screen of fog for hours and turning it off thinking anything is better then playing this pos. Can't believe they made multiple Silent Hills.

Aw, I love Silent Hill, all of them. Special place in my heart. The pinball machine is located in the initial cafe, the first place you can visit. You must have gotten REALLY lost!

#3044 1 year ago

Not sure if it's been mentioned but pixels has a bank of games in it including a Flash

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#3045 1 year ago

I don't think this has been mentioned, but Season 2, Episode nine of Doom Patrol:
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Williams Cyclone, Williams Black Knight 2000, Williams Fun House, Some rethemed gottlieb 2 player EM (Time Crusaders), and a rethemed Bally 4 player EM (The Dawn of Space).

#3046 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

“Live and Let Die” (1973) with James Bond inside the Fillet of Soul establishment in Harlem. Going to need help identifying the two pins.
BTW, just before the pins are shown, I love the lines when James orders a drink:
Bond: "No ice."
Waiter: "That cost extra."
Patrons: laughing
Left one has been identified as Dixieland: https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/dixieland
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Looks like the other game is “Super Star” by Williams 1972, from the colors on the cabinet by the coin door and what can be seen of the backglass, has to be that game

#3047 12 months ago
Quoted from Classics_Master:

Looks like the other game is “Super Star” by Williams 1972, from the colors on the cabinet by the coin door and what can be seen of the backglass, has to be that game

You nailed it, thanks!

#3048 12 months ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Not sure if it's been mentioned but pixels has a bank of games in it including a Flash
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In the second picture on the far right side is an Embryon.

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#3049 12 months ago

Not sure if this qualifies but I’m just gonna leave this here

#3050 12 months ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Not sure if this qualifies but I’m just gonna leave this here

Watching this video almost made me quit the pinball collecting hobby.

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